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by Berkman
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Propane burner igniters
Replies: 10
Views: 1190

Re: Propane burner igniters

not trying to be sarcastic, but what's wrong with a lighter stuck into the firedoor?
by Berkman
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Nickel Plate 762
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Re: Nickel Plate 762

Very nice! Will there be many or any differences between the detailing on this and the previous berks you've done?
by Berkman
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay
Replies: 840
Views: 194321

Re: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay

Looks awesome! What's next to do after the cab?
by Berkman
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Who Sell Economy Butterfly Fire Box Door
Replies: 23
Views: 2221

Re: Who Sell Economy Butterfly Fire Box Door

is the mercer butterfly door set big enough to remove grates etc in 1.5? Are they manual or air operated?

Are the brad bluth doors still available? If so what is the price?
by Berkman
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Who Sell Economy Butterfly Fire Box Door
Replies: 23
Views: 2221

Re: Who Sell Economy Butterfly Fire Box Door

Does Brad have a website?
by Berkman
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Who Sell Economy Butterfly Fire Box Door
Replies: 23
Views: 2221

Re: Who Sell Economy Butterfly Fire Box Door

Who makes a basic over sized butterfly door for coal fired 1.5 scale locos?
by Berkman
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Looking for input
Replies: 10
Views: 1271

Re: Looking for input

Why not use Krieder's Berkshire castings and simply extend the design from a 2-8-4 to a 2-10-4? That'd be pretty darn close chassis wise to the TP locomotive. then put a 12 inch boiler on it instead. this would get you around having to design a lot of your own castings, patterns etc which would sign...
by Berkman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: TM 2021 Prep
Replies: 55
Views: 6023

Re: TM 2021 Prep

For something with a wider firebox ie a Mikado or hudson etc will that work? As the burner will be much more narrow than the firebox.
by Berkman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: TM 2021 Prep
Replies: 55
Views: 6023

Re: TM 2021 Prep

Was it a temporary install? How were the lines/valves routed since temporary?
by Berkman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: TM 2021 Prep
Replies: 55
Views: 6023

Re: TM 2021 Prep

do many people make temporary propane conversions from coal for Train mountain? Not sure what the best way to do a temporary propane setup would be for a 4-6-0, pacific etc?
by Berkman
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Timken 1111 (four aces)
Replies: 17
Views: 4066

Re: Timken 1111 (four aces)

Any pics of the Phil Wonder loco?
by Berkman
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Boston & Albany K6b Pacific
Replies: 43
Views: 36777

Re: Boston & Albany K6b Pacific

Great to see an update. Did you have to alter much to fit those cylinders to the frame? For example particularly the height of the cylinder centerline